The Austrian fibre company The Lenzing Group will invest £20 million (US$27.5 million) in a new wastewater treatment facility at its Grimsby, England, location.
The investment contributes to Lenzing’s goal of decreasing wastewater emissions by 2022.
Lyocell Grimsby has announced plans to invest m in a new wastewater treatment plant. The site’s current wastewater situation complies fully with the EU Water Framework Directive and all local laws and regulations. This will be the largest investment since opening the Lyocell site, which manufactures ‘sustainable’ fibre for the apparel and non-woven markets.
Lenzing has set itself ‘concrete sustainability targets for the most important challenges in every one of its strategic core areas, and is pursuing them in a very disciplined fashion. The company will have biological wastewater treatment plants that meet the best available techniques (BAT) quality standard at all its production sites. It has previously invested in modernising wastewater treatment at its site in Purwakarta, Indonesia.